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Barcelo Imperial rum

Barcelo Imperial

Dominican Republic | Aged | 38% ABV

Barcelo Imperial rum is produced in the Dominican Republic using column stills before aged in white oak casks for up to 10 years.

Ron Barcelo was founded in 1929 by Spanish entrepreneur Julian Barcelo in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The brand was sold mainly in the Caribbean and North America until a much broader international expansion began in 1992.

625 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great

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625 Barcelo Imperial Ratings

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SureThing II 🇸🇰 | 37 ratings
Posted over 1 year ago

This is really nice rum. Sharp, tobacco, smoke on nose. The first sip warms you instantly. Sweetish, with tobacco flavor. Some vanilla at the end. Bit sharp. Definitely not great choice for beginners, but indeed a lovely sipper.

Sock 🇳🇱 | 31 ratings
Posted 3 years ago

nothing more that I can add.. a great bottle that's very well priced! good for sipping and mixing

lucle5 🇨🇦 | 17 ratings
Posted over 3 years ago

Goût de caramel fumé, excellent pour dégustation, un peu sec par contre, pas cher pour un bon rhum en république Dominicaine (30$ can).

Adrian 🇷🇴 | 25 ratings
Posted 7 years ago

Desi culoarea e de rom dark gustul e de rom golden. Gustul si mirosul se amesteca fara ca vreunul sa fie pregnant cu exceptia celui de alcool.

Rene Rum (PREMIUM) 🇨🇭 | 547 ratings
Posted over 7 years ago

Schöne Flasche und sogar Nummeriert. (Nachbewertung vom 28.12.2018)
Tja, auch schon das beste an diesem Ron. (Nein)
In der Nase fruchtig und etwas bissig. (Relativ dezent, Karamell, Kakao, Leder, Früchte, nicht bissig)
Im Gaumen doch etwas zu flach, Trockenfrüchte, Toffee, Leder. (etwa so)
Nicht so süss. (jawohl)
Abgang schwach.
(Gutes Preis/Leistung Verhältnis für Einsteiger.)

Beautiful bottle and even numbered.
Well, even the best thing about this Ron.
a slightly fruty and biting nose.
On the palate, a bit too shallow, dried fruits, toffee, leather.
Not so sweet.
Weak in the finish.

vvv 🇨🇿 | 43 ratings
Posted over 7 years ago

Worthy to try. Not to much sweet.. caramel flavours.. a bit smokey.. Very easy to drink..

Andy (PREMIUM) 🇬🇧 | 147 ratings
Posted 8 years ago

This is a surprisingly good rum. I didn't have high hopes reading the ratings and knowing I prefer a sweeter rum, but this one is good.

Nose for me is brown sugar and oak, while the taste is more smoky and long finish. Slightly spicy, bitter, and tart, but not overpowering. Slightly one dimensional without new flavors surfacing after the initial sip, I wonder if 3-5 more years of cask aging would really have improved this one.

Steven Cooremans 🇧🇪 | 42 ratings
Posted over 8 years ago

Average sweetness and quite easy. Fruity taste with oak/wood, some coconut and honey.

beowolf5 🇭🇷 | 7 ratings
Posted 2 months ago

Nice and smooth fruity taste. Short finish, but very drinkable.
For a higher rating, I'm looking for a richer taste, but this is a great rum for the value.
Thirsty for more!

JRoberts95 🇪🇸 | 45 ratings
Posted 3 months ago

Ordered Barceló but the bar had none, so they gave us the imperial. Crazy smooth with a great taste. If only I could always get the imperial for the cost of the añejo.

Alex 🇭🇺 | 11 ratings
Posted 6 months ago

Nice, Smokey, live, and some sweetness like charamel. Very soothing. Excellent for nights of taking about life and company :)

Brand Details

Type: Aged
Company: Barcelo
Country: Dominican Republic
ABV: 38%
Name: Imperial
Raw Material: Unknown
Process: Pure blend (1 distillery)
Distillation: Unknown
Women Led: No

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